The world is changing. I pray that when my grandchildren inherit this earth it is a better place than when we took over it. I love my grandchildren, even those not yet born. I want them to be safe in a country that our family has always served. I want them to be proud of me like I am proud of my ancestors. I want them to know that I marched for Trayvon, Mike Brown, and Eric Garner.
7 days ago my 17-year-old daughter ran away from home. Packed a suitcase, left her telephone, walked out the door and I haven’t been able to find her anywhere. I don’t know if I can describe what this feels like because even though I’ve raised 5 children, this is the very first time that I have EVER not known where ANY of my children were for this long.
Home to lush rainforests, pristine beaches, and an astonishing diversity of wildlife, Costa Rica has long been a leader in conservation and the protection of natural heritage.